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 Post subject: 3T Tornova
PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2013 4:28 am 
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So Ive been waiting for 3t to list the Tornova Pro. It was added to the 3t site today. listed at 285g in 40cm :( kinda bummed. I was hoping for something closer to the Rotundo weight. Guess that flat top adds some weight.
http://www.3tcycling.com/roadbars/tornova
Technical Details
Weight: 285 g (40 cm)
Width: 40, 42, 44 cm
Bar: 31.8 mm
Material: AL 7050
Drop: 139 mm
Reach: 83 mm
Finish: Shot peened/
Black anodized
Certification: CEN


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 Post subject: Re: 3T Tornova
PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2013 7:51 am 
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Pretty similar weight to the Ergonova and Rotundo Pro.

Ltd weight is quite good though.

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 Post subject: Re: 3T Tornova
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 Post subject: Re: 3T Tornova
PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2013 10:16 am 
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Yeah these bars look stellar. I really want to try the LTDs.


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 Post subject: Re: 3T Tornova
PostPosted: Sat Feb 02, 2013 8:51 pm 
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I love this bend. I have some ProVibe 7s's in the same bend, the weight on those came in at 250 and was livable, but I'm building up EVO with Record and would be sacrelige to put Campy on ProVibe lol.
Might have to pony up for the Team or LTD.


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 Post subject: Re: 3T Tornova
PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 4:26 pm 
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Yeah, my Tornova LTD bars finally shipped today.

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 Post subject: Re: 3T Tornova
PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:19 pm 
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Where did you buy them from? I can't seem to find any retailers with them stocked yet.

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 Post subject: Re: 3T Tornova
PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:44 pm 
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Direct from 3T on their site. They have all the carbon bars in 42 and 44. Aluminum isn't available yet. They shipped them from Italy.

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 Post subject: Re: 3T Tornova
PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 11:14 pm 
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Interested to see if the different top section makes them any stiffer... My Rotundo Ltds are a bit bendy.


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 Post subject: Re: 3T Tornova
PostPosted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 12:18 am 
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Weird- Hushovd does fine with them. I've sprinted at 1500w with them and had 0 issues. Lots of trackies use em too.

According to the one retailer I contacted their tornovas weighed more than their Rotundos by a tiny bit and the egg shaped part didn't really line up with their palms when they had the bar positioned normally. I skipped them and got some 40cm Rotundos because I couldn't find 38s.

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 Post subject: Re: 3T Tornova
PostPosted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 3:49 am 
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wanna try this out! not yet available where i live.

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 Post subject: Re: 3T Tornova
PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2013 6:22 am 
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@rmerka - Thanks!

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 Post subject: Re: 3T Tornova
PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2013 9:43 am 
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Which ones are you talking about KWalker? I completely agree the alloy ones are very stiff, and IIRC they are the ones that most pros run. I bought the carbon ones to shave weight but was disappointed.


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 Post subject: Re: 3T Tornova
PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2013 5:43 pm 
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I run the Pros.

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 Post subject: Re: 3T Tornova
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@laleme - Your welcome! Mine came in today 3-days from Italy to TX, not bad... Very Nice bars!

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 Post subject: Re: 3T Tornova
PostPosted: Sun Mar 10, 2013 12:03 am 
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What am I missing? The weight comparison w/ Rotundo in Team in Ltd. is within 3 grams...

http://www.3tcycling.com/roadbars

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